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 Barbara Pijan Lama Jyotisha Vedic Astrology
Shri Shri Ganapati

Graha * Bhava * Gochara

Gochara Rahu

visits 12 Bhava

see also: table of Rahu-Ketu transits

The total effect of any Rahu-Ketu transit will be defined by the current Vimshottari Bhukti

Gochara Rahu the desirous disrupter in delusory disguise

Temporary Fascinations with People, Places, and Powers

Rahu empowers a self-elevating ambition quick-uncoiling rise to a higher level of (unearned) privilege

Prediction must take into account the angle between lagna and gochara Rahu

  • from Chandra lagna = emotionalized desire to quick-uncoil and ascend

  • Read all family relationships from Chandra lagna; read social-material and other external events from Chandra lagna after age 50

transit via radical House 1

transit via 1st-from Chandra lagna

quick-uncoiling rise to recognition as an innovator, aristocratic figure, yet familiar and of the land

Temporary increase in one's "Desire for Extraordinary Personal Identity"

Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on social personality and physical appearance. Under Rahu's influence, one adds exotic qualities to the "curriculum vitae".

  • Passionate Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of personal identity, rank, social attributes

  • Hunger to Possess unique identity through presumptive entitlements.

  • Magnetically Attracted to displays of physical glamour, energetic competition, and self-propelled empowerment


Depends very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-1.

From bhava-1, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-5 (children, games and gambling, creative performance, celebrity) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on creative expression

  • bhava-7 (marriage, partnership, legal contracts, agreements) - Rahu likes to challenge or break contracts

  • bhava-9 ( world travel ; ceremonial religion; universities and temples; priest, guru. and father-figure) - Rahu likes to challenge or break vows

In particular, the native feels an urge to experience heightened empowerment by which to make taboo-breaking changes to the social identity; to change the physical appearance; to break through old limitations on the self-definition.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to symbolize or represent exotic, dangerous, or unusual personality identities that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with the physical body and its social attributes.

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding higher entitlements in matters of :

  • vitality, musculature, body-image, shape, competitions, athletic movement,

  • personality attributes and social identity,

  • iconic status,

  • newness, nobility, aristocracy, first-arrival, primacy, births

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • one's own body

  • the parents, esp the mother

transit via radical House 2

2 = the treasure house, store-holds, store-keeping, storage, stories, second marriage, family history, historical knowledge, languages, restoration, natural resource conservation, banks, acquisitions, collections, memory, skandha (heaps), eating pleasures, food and drink, the mouth-teeth-face-eyes-hair, perfumes, fine oils and scents, cattle and milk-foods

transit via 2nd-from Chandra lagna

energized, instinctively self-elevating ambition

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire to Acquire"

bhava-2 Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on the type and method of acquisitions. Rahu the Rule-breaker challenges the legitimacy of the historic values of the family lineage.

  • Desire to penetrate the step-wise methods of conventional boundaries protecting Stored Cultural Values and "classic" Knowledge Traditions.

  • Hunger to Possess family and cultural histories, wealth collections, classical languages

  • Self-promotion via to banks, accounts, collections of valuable books, art, music, language materials, hoards of knowledge and accumulated wealth.

  • may stimulate a second marriage, if other motivators such as a marriage bhukti are operating


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into banking, collections, the family lineage values, treasuries of historical knowledge and wealth,


family history

  • For the duration of the transit, the family historymay temporarily perceive the native to be a disruptive personality who is greedy for wealth.

Second marriage

  • For the duration of the transit, expanded opportunity for Second marriage to a cultural exotic, someone from a different race-class-religion-ethnicity-complexion-socioeconomic-demographic-food group.

  • I.e., the second spouse might look similar but behave unpredictably (Rahu) or the second spouse might look different as well.

Wealth and Storage

  • For the duration of the transit, increase of Burning hunger for accumulations of capital wealth.

  • What is considered to be 'valuable' and worthy of accumulation by this native? Look to the lord off Rahu and also to Shukra, the karaka for wealth. If Shukra happens also to be Rahu's lord, the desire is highly focused on aesthetically capital wealth rather than knowledge-wealth.

  • Can be a storage obsession : the native may develop of pattern of saving up memorabilia which has some taboo qualities.

  • If Rahu benefits from more elevated influences, may be instead a burning hunger for knowledge of history and languages.

Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-2.

From bhava-2, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-6 (medicine/servants/mother's relatives) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on managing conflict, controvert established medical practice, disrupt workplace routines. Empowerment to choose divorce, disrupts the forced acceptance of dissatisfaction and conflict

  • bhava-8 (secrets/emergencies/inheritance) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on confidential knowledge (outbreak of scandal)

  • bhava-10 (leadership/reputation/public icon) confidential - Rahu likes to challenge or break cautions on protecting public reputation, maintaining respect

In particular, the native feels an urge to experience heightened empowerment by which

  • To acquire store-holds of capital wealth and knowledge,

  • To speak and sing in unusual and often disruptive ways,

  • To break through old limitations set by the family history,

  • To embark upon a second marriage,

  • To make changes to the appearance of the face, the hair, and the mouth.

Amplifies one's ability and desire to hoard, collect, store and acquire exotic, dangerous, or unusual wealth that challenges existing cultural boundaries.

The educated person will have access to varieties of knowledge which are not normal in one's social class.

  • For example, among clients of this astrologer are pious members of several world religions which (at least in their most conservative expressions) forbid divinations and consultation with diviners.

  • "Exotic knowledge" is indicated by Rahu in bhava-2 in the nativities of these clients.

Intense temporary fascination with stored assets = the treasuries of values and knowledge; family lineage and bloodlines; languages, speech, and song..

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • storage behaviors,

  • accumulation of capital wealth and historical knowledge,

  • voice and face, story and song, hair and teeth, language, collections, banking, values,

  • emotional lineage characteristics of the family history

  • second marriage

  • illness and debt of the father

  • wealth and knowledge of the mother

  • death

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • family history

  • lineage-holders

  • second marriage

  • mother's family

  • timing of death of the mother (contributing factor only)

  • conditions [not timing] of death of the spouse or life-partner (8th-from-7th-from-Chandra)

  • people who praise (5th) your professional behaviors (10th)

transit via radical Sahaja bhava House 3

  • Mental Narrative, Publications, Announcements, Reports, short-term travel, media messaging, meetings, schedules, writing, discussions, manual skills, Team Interaction

transit via 3rd-from Chandra lagna

Temporary increasein one's "Desire to Deliver a Message"

Rahu the Rogue likes to challenge or break the established protocols for publications, announcements, media communications, writing, and also for use of technology whether manual or electronic. Rahu stirs controversy about how and when to make statements, issue announcements, conduct sales or advertising campaigns, publish books, or arrange a holiday travel plan.

  • Desire to penetrate and upset thestep-wise methods of conventional integrity of daily Business-as-usual commerce and scriptedCommunication Patterns ( disrupts habitual thoughts!)

  • Hunger to Possess the thoughts of others throughspecial psychic-communication entitlements

  • Attracted to taboo topics of conversation andinvasively interactive mental process

  • Will tell you what you *really* want to know!

  • sudden changes in group communications, due to desire to challenge previous boundaries, affecting relationships to siblings and team-mates, co-workers in a corporate dept, other small-group cooperative or collaborative process

  • increase in communication with foreigners and those exotic to one's root culture

  • Amplify one's ability and desire to publish or announce exotic, dangerous, or unusual information that challenges existing cultural categories

Good results

  • bhava-3 is a house of scripted conversations, repeating habits, and mental patterns, which can easily become obsessive-compulsive behaviors when temporarily magnified by gochara Rahu.

  • One may become obsessed with writing or story-telling

    If the house lord is well disposed, results mayincrease the self-made capital wealth, increase joint marital assets from the second marriage, increase

  • Gochara Rahu can do good work here in thespecialties of writing and media communications, so long as the native has attained theminimal maturity o realize the gains implicit in an upachchaya house.


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into the commercial business office, discussions, meetings, messaging, and scheduling


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-3.

From bhava-3, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-7 (marriage, partnership, legal contracts, agreements) - Rahu likes to challenge or break contracts

  • bhava-9 ( world travel ; ceremonial religion; universities and temples; priest, guru. and father-figure) - Rahu likes to challenge or break vows

  • bhava-11 (friends/income/goals) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limitson social networks and goal-achievement. Brings exotic persons and taboo-breaking marketplace behaviors into the associative network.


In particular, the native feels an urge to experience heightened empowerment by which to make publications and announcement, to write about exotic or taboo subjects, to break through old limitations set by the sibling groups or neighborhood community or departmental work team; to embark upon short-term travel such as business trips and holiday vacations (esp. with unusual companions or to foreign lands). Rahu's transit through bhava-3 may disrupt the habitual mental patterns.

Intense temporary fascination with siblings and messaging behaviors =

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • publications and announcements, writings, messaging, media production

  • marketing advertising, sales talks, adult learning, manual skills training, craft education

  • business trips, vacation holidays, other short-term non-residential tours

  • seminars, conferences, meetings, scheduling, planning, discussion, teamwork, group collaboration

  • death of the father (7th from 9th)

  • wealth and knowledge of the spouse's father (2nd from 9th from 7th)

  • earnings of the mother

  • entrepreneurial commercial activities

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • siblings and cousins

  • playmates and team-mates

  • coworkers and fellow travelers

  • spouse's father (9th from 7th)

  • people who criticize your professional behaviors (6th from 10th)

  • stepfather (8th from 9th)

transit via radical Bandhu Bhava 4

  • folkways, cultural customs, schooling, schoolteachers, parents, shelter, land ownership, custody, stewardship, vehicles, diploma and examination, licensing,

  • roots, social and emotional grounding, landed properties, gardens, spirits of the land, security, patriotism, national defense

  • moon, lunar cycles, fish breeding cycles, nourishment, oceans, boats, fishing, marine insects such as shrimp and lobster, coastal, estuary, ancient marine lifestyle

transit via 4th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Root Culture, Shelter and Education"

Rahu likes to challenge or break the regular, conventional patterns of home and homeland, and disrupt the step-wise methods of conventional schooling.

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of social security and cultural indoctrination

  • Desire to possess cultural roots entitlements

  • Attracted to schools, vehicles, lands and titled properties


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into the schoolroom, the garden, the coastline, the kitchen, the nation-state


Depends very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-4.

Seeks specialized and often fraudulent entitlements to such ethnic privileges attending e.g. tribal affiliation or historic land-ownership identity

From bhava-4, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-8 (secrets/emergencies/inheritance) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on confidential knowledge (outbreak of scandal)

  • bhava-10 (leadership/reputation/public icon) - Rahu likes to challenge or break cautions on protecting public reputation, maintaining respect

  • bhava-12 (imagination, retreat, dreams, astral realm )- Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on astral bridge crossing, dream interpretation, research protocols, and meditation practice. Rahu challenges bedroom behavior and brings exotic influences into private relationships.

In particular, the native feels an urge to experience heightened empowerment by which to make taboo-breaking changes to one's affinity for the home and homeland; to change the customary manners and behaviors; to break through old limitations on the relationship to one's parents ; to challenge or break the schooling .

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to own, shelter and protect exotic, dangerous, or unusual lands, vehicles, and buildings that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with shelters, schools, examination, land, and Old Ways =

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • property ownership, real-estate, houses, buildings, vehicles, lands

  • rhythmic habits, Old Ways, ethnicity, folkways,

  • schooling, examinations, diploma, license

  • patriotism, defense of the land, nationalism, passport

  • childhood home, familiarity, nurturing, caretaking, security

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • parents of the parents - esp the mother's mother

  • caretakers and shelter-givers

  • the ethnic people

  • the nation-state

transit via radical Putra bhava 5

  • celebrity, intelligence personal genius, children, brilliance, royalty, politics, theatre, performance arts, gambling and games, speculative ventures, good fortune

transit via 5th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Exotic Creativity"

Rahu likes to challenge or break conventional limits on performance art, celebrity, and political empowerment. Sudden wins at gambling, surprising applause and prizes, unexpected but energizing political success.

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of creative intelligence, raising children, politics, speculation, and genius in performing arts

  • Hunger to Possess fame, celebrity, and hear the applause for one's individual intelligence

  • Attracted to speculation, amusements and games


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into politics, children, theatrical performance, the center of one's attention, literature and fashion


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-5.

From bhava-5, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-9 ( world travel ; ceremonial religion; universities and temples; priest, guru. and father-figure) - Rahu likes to challenge conventionalized religious beliefs

  • bhava-11 (friends/income/goals) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on normalized social networks and goal-achievement. Brings exotic persons and taboo-breaking marketplace behaviors into the associative network.

  • bhava-1 (social identity, physical appearance) Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on the conventional social personality and physical appearance. Under Rahu's influence, one adds exotic qualities to the inventory of personality attributes.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to perform and enchant exotic, dangerous, or unusual speculation, games or intelligence that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with children, creativity, genius =

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • creative and performance arts, literature, fashion

  • politics, theatre, celebrity

  • poetry, literature, romance "falling in love"

  • speculative financial ventures, gambling

  • philosophical wisdom of the father

  • the mother's speculative investments, the mother's gambles, the mother's amusements

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • children, esp the eldest child

  • spouse of the elder sibling

  • life-partner's elder sibling

  • mother of the second spouse (4th from 2nd)

transit via radical House 6

  • service, logical argumentation, human ministries

  • complaints, accusations, conflict, animosity

  • illness, medicines, physicians, disease, toxicity, pollution

  • disenfranchisement, dispossession, outcast, underclass, slavery

transit via 6th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary increase in one's "Desire to Engage in Argumentative Conflict"

Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on managing conflict, controvert established medical practice, disrupt workplace routines. Empowerment to choose divorce, disrupts the forced acceptance of dissatisfaction and conflict.

One tends to solicit controversy and dramatize it. Rahu loves drama, and Ari Bhava offers plenty of opportunity to develop the "broken promises" victim script.

There may be some concerns regarding illegal drugs and human trafficking during the transit, if Rahu, Shani, or Mangala are present here at birth. (Malefics in 6 give a tolerance for cruelty.)

  • Desire to challenge conventional methods of social conflict management = takes risks in areas of medicine, poverty, exploitation, servitude, divorce, And crime

  • Hunger to Possess drugs and medicines, servants and animals, imbalanced and adversarial relationships. Attracted to underclass and outcast persons.

  • bhava-6 is a house of servitude. Gochara Rahu can do good work here in the human services ministries (medicine, law, social work) so long as the native has attained the minimal maturity to realize the gains implicit in an upachchaya house.


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into theplace of service, the medical clinic, the offices of litigators and accusers


Depends very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-6.

From bhava-6, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-10 (leadership/reputation/public icon) - Rahu likes to challenge or break cautions on protecting public reputation, maintaining respect

  • bhava-12 (imagination, retreat, dreams, astral realm )- Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on astral bridge crossing, dream interpretation, research protocols, and meditation practice. Rahu challenges bedroom behavior and brings exotic influences into private relationships.

  • bhava-2 (family, wealth, voice, speech) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on acquisitions, and lineage values. One is inclined to take more risk with matters of family approval, financial hoards, and with the long-term value of what one says.

In particular, the native feels an urge to experience heightened empowerment by which to

  • make taboo-breaking changes to one's method of handling conflict - notably a great impatience with lingering disagreements, that encourages divorce and the breaking of unsatisfied agreements ;

  • To change the customary workplace behaviors, to extent of quitting jobs that have become exploitive or unfulfilling;

  • To break through old limitations on the method of handling illness, including experimentation with new medicines;

  • To challenge or break the cycle of Addiction .

Amplifies one's ability and desire to Argue or exploit exotic, dangerous, or unusual servants, animals, or medicines that challenge existing cultural categories.


Example:

  • June 2010, while gochara Rahu sweeps across bhava-6 starting from Yuvati bhava and moving backwards into putra-bhava, Al Gore announces a pending divorce from his well-known wife of 40 years, Tipper Gore.

  • Mr. Gore's nativity features Mula Chandra + swakshetra Guru in Ari Bhava, along with a fierce kuja dosha from the Yogakaraka nichha-Kuja in lagna. These three graha are certainly conflict-expanders.

  • Yet normally Gore's social behavior including marriage fidelity is kept in check by a very conservative and marriage-identified L-7 Shani in lagna.

  • Rahu/Kuja period at time of announcement.

  • Guru/Guru period to begin in Dec 2010, suggests an impending legal divorce in the period of double Guru.

Intense temporary fascination with medicines, remedies, mitigates, exploitation, animals, servants =

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of:

  • seva, logical argumentation, human services ministries

  • complaints, accusations, conflict, animosity, divorce

  • illness, medicines, physicians, disease, toxicity, pollution

  • employees, slaves, "human resources"

  • wealth and knowledge of the children

  • voice and face, teeth, mouth of the Children

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • servants and slaves, esp in one's own home

  • agricultural workers in one's own village or farm

  • parents' relatives esp mother's siblings

  • employees in one's own business

  • children (5) from the second marriage (2), stepchildren

transit via radical yuvati bhava 7

  • marriage, alliance, deals bargains

  • brokerage, diplomacy, balancing

  • harmony, pleasure, pairing, matching

  • advising, counseling, professional peerage

transit via 7th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Exotic Alliances"

Rahu likes to challenge or break the accepted rules for marriage and committed partnerships. There may be controversy regarding marriage choice, terms of legal agreement, or regarding advisers such as attorneys and consulting therapists.

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of Marriage and Business contracts

  • Hunger to possess agreements with foreigners

  • Attracted to situations of negotiation, attempted re-balance, annihilation and/or impending death

  • May grant an unusual first marriage. First spouse has taboo-breaking qualities; a second marriage is forecast when Rahu occupies kalatra bhava.


  • brings foreigners and exotic cultural influence into marriage and core alliances, bargains and brokerage, deals and contracts, counseling and advising


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-7.

From bhava-7, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-11 (friends/income/goals) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on social networks and goal-achievement. Brings exotic persons and taboo-breaking marketplace behaviors into the associative network.

  • bhava-1 (social identity, physical appearance) Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on social personality and physical appearance. Under Rahu's influence, one adds exotic qualities to the "curriculum vitae".

  • bhava-3 (mental habits, sibling group, commerce, writings) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on written communications, publications and announcements, and one's relationship to the sibling group and the daily work group. Often increases the exotic content of the short-term travel, such as holidays in far-off lands.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to make alliances and agreements with exotic, dangerous, or unusual partners that challenge existing cultural categories.


Intense temporary fascination with alliances, bargains, deals, advisers, partners and partnership =

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • marriage, partnership

  • sexual pairing

  • promises, vows

  • deals and terms of contract

  • professional peers, advisors, counselor

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • the Other, the partner, the spouse

  • the boss of the boss (10th from 10th)

  • counselors and advisers


Quest for Immortality and Exalted Privilege via Alliances

The impatient and often illicit desire for attainment of a level of privilege that is dramatically higher than one's station at birth is felt and imagined by Lord Rahu to be satisfied by an exalted, empowering, peer relationship, whether business or personal.

The greater propensity of Rahu-7 = the excitement of forming exotic personal relationships, and the even greater propensity is toward the taboo-breaking excitement of privilege-granting sexual relationships.

Dramatically amplified effects may be observed if natal Rahu in bhava-7, so that gochara Rahu contact natal Rahu creates a once-every-eighteen-years "Rahu Return".

Also considerably amplified effects in terms of exotic, boundary-challenging, unconventional, and ambition-fueled relationships if gochara Rahu transits bhava-7 during a simultaneous bhukti of Rahu.

The strongest outcome = gochara Rahu transits yuvati bhava during the swabhukti of Rahu-Rahu period *or* a combination of major period of the yuvati-pati lord of 7th bhava along with a minor period of Rahu.

Exceptions:

A simultaneous drishti from natal Shani or drishti from gochara Shani or the presence of Shani in bhava-7 can tamp the excitement .

Shani typically imposes a lawful, conventional environment.

If Shani is affecting the kalatra-bhava, while Rahu attempts to generate an exciting relationship in bhava-7 for Rahu's own instrumentally ambitious purposes, the outcome is reduced because Rahu will be forced to uses most of His energy in searching for loopholes and crevices within Shani's rule structure.

Rahu can only slightly upset a bhava that is controlled by Shani's regime. However, absent the control of a strong Shani, the chalakaraka can produce a huge surge of upward energy that appears to be gaining immortality via some cleverly arranged, instrumental alliance.

transit via radical Randhra Bhava 8

  • secrets, hidden knowledge, hidden money

  • confidential relationships

  • catastrophic change, disasters, emergency

  • conditions of death and rebirth

  • self-destruction and rebirth, surgery, invasion

  • mining drilling exploration, depth therapy, trauma healing

transit via 8th-from Chandra lagna

Gochara Rahu = enflaming an eruption of the normally dormant sudden-desire, rebirthing tenant graha in 8.


Temporary increase in one's "Desire to Possess Mysterious Secrets"

Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on confidential knowledge (outbreak of scandal)

  • Passion to challenge conventional boundaries that define Hidden or Confidential Knowledge and Sudden, Forced Changes

  • Hunger to Possess forensic knowledge and tantric mysteries

  • Attracted to situations of catastrophic change, radical healing, emergencies, and the conditions of death and rebirth


Depends very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-8.

From bhava-8, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-12 (imagination, retreat, dreams, astral realm )- Rahu likes to challenge or break conventional limits on astral bridge crossing, dream interpretation, research protocols, and meditation practice. Rahu challenges bedroom behavior and brings exotic influences into private relationships.

  • bhava-2 (family, wealth, voice, speech) - Rahu likes to challenge or break normal limits on acquisitions, and lineage values. One is inclined to take more risk with matters of family approval, financial hoards, and with the long-term value of what one says.

  • bhava-4 (parents, home, school, owned properties) - Rahu likes to challenge or break the regular, conventional patterns of home and homeland, and disrupt the step-wise methods of conventional schooling.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to destroy and recreate exotic, dangerous, or unusual emergencies, sudden changes, and hidden forces that challenge existing cultural categories. [Since bhava-8 is compatible with Rahu's boundariy-challenging energy, the results are often shockingly sudden but at the same time long-needed and signaling rebirth.]

Intense temporary fascination with conditions of death, hidden knowledge, secret liaisons.

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • secrets, hidden knowledge, hidden money

  • confidential relationships

  • catastrophic change, forensic science, discovery

  • self-destructive behaviors and conditions

  • schooling and of one's children (4th from 5th)

  • wealth and knowledge of the spouse

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • hidden liaisons, secret partnerships

  • enemies of one's siblings

  • father of the father's mother (paternal great-grandmother)

  • secrets kept by the mother

  • 8th-from-Chandra stepmother (after death of mother)

    • for stepmother see also 8th-from-4th = 11th

    children's schoolteachers and caretakers

transit via radical Dharma Bhava 9

  • religious liturgy , temples, priesthood, sacred scripture, religious study

  • global travel, universities, philosophy, professors

  • father, guru, religious teachers

  • wisdom-teachings, higher truth

transit via 9th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Exotic Wisdom"

Rahu likes to challenge or break religious vows, and to start controversy regarding religious teachers or teachings..

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries that protect temple discourse and Moral Teachings

  • Hunger to Possess priestly knowledge and temple admission

  • Magnetically attracted to universities, houses of worship, religious centers

  • Mixes high-and-low teachings


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-9.

From bhava-9, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-1 (social identity, physical appearance) Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on social personality and physical appearance. Under Rahu's influence, one adds exotic qualities the inventory of personal characteristics

  • bhava-3 (mental habits, sibling group, commerce, writings) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on written communications, publications and announcements, and one's relationship to the sibling group and the daily work group. Often increases the exotic content of the short-term travel, such as holidays in far-off lands.

  • bhava-5 (politics, theatre, children, games, creative genius) - Rahu likes to challenge or break conventional limits on performance art, celebrity, and political empowerment. the native will take creative risks which often benefit the creative reputation, but children who are too young to benefit from risks may be harmed.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to philosophize and preach on exotic, dangerous, or unusual religions and wisdom traditions that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with world travel, temple discourses, philosophical viewpoints, university, the father, professors and priests.

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • ritual worship, puja

  • knowledge of mysteries

  • world travel for purpose of learning

  • internationalization, universities and temples

  • religious study, sacred scripture

  • father, professor, preacher-teacher, priest, pujari

  • illness and debt of the mother

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • guru, priest, preacher

  • father

  • mother's father (9th from Chandra)

  • professor, university teachers

  • spouse of the younger sibling

  • spouse's younger sibling

  • those adversarial toward one's mother,

transit via radical Karma Bhava 10

  • leadership roles, profession, public visibility, reputation

  • recognition, exposure, responsibility

  • family of the father, wealth of the father

  • elite social positions, top rank, executive decisions, social ordering law and order, stepwise procedures

transit via 10th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary increase in one's "Desire for Transformative Social Leadership"

Rahu likes to challenge or break the step-wise methods of conventional protocols for holding public office, being respected, and issuing or enforcing laws for society. There may be controversy in high office, and a sudden rise and fall in the leadership status.

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries protecting Leadership Respect and Prestige

  • Hunger to possess respected positions, high reputation, socially important duties, government appointments

  • Attracted to executive offices, tops of pyramids, positions of power and command

  • bhava-10 is a material-accomplishment house, and gochara Rahu does good work here so long as the native has attained the minimal maturity to realize the gains implicit in an upachchaya sthana.


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-10.

From bhava-10, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-2 (family, wealth, voice, speech) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on acquisitions, and lineage values. One is inclined to take more risk with matters of family approval, financial hoards, and with the long-term value of what one says.

  • bhava-4 (parents, home, school, owned properties) - Rahu likes to challenge or break the regular, conventional patterns of home and homeland, and disrupt the step-wise methods of conventional schooling.

  • bhava-6 (medicine/servants/mother's relatives) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on managing conflict, controvert established medical practice, disrupt workplace routines. Empowerment to choose divorce, disrupts the forced acceptance of dissatisfaction and conflict.

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to order, regulate and lead exotic, dangerous, or unusual hierarchical social organizations that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with government authority roles, executive power, elite positions.

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • career, leadership roles, profession, public reputation

  • wealth and knowledge of the father

  • government and bureaucracy, rules and regulations

  • official business, executive responsibilities

  • high public visibility, promotion to higher rank

  • the mother's career, the mother's lawful public behavior

  • fruits and outcomes (11) of dreams and divinations (12)

  • death (2) of the father (9)

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • boss, executive directors

  • the mother's boss

  • father's family

  • government bureaux, officials, regulators, promoters

  • enemies of one's children (esp the eldest child)

  • father of the second spouse (9th from 2nd)

transit via radical labhastana 11

  • economies, marketplace, earnings

  • social participation movements, political rallies

  • networks of voluntary association

  • friendships, elder sibling, fathers' siblings

transit via 11th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Networks of Exotic Association"

Amplified desire to set goals and realize achievements Rahu likes to challenge or break conventional limits of association, and pursue exotic methods of making a profit in the marketplace.

Rahu's transit through bhava-11, similar to His natal residence there, can mark a time of considerable gain, often through connections with foreigners.

  • Desire to challenge conventional boundaries of Gainful Association and profitable Friendship

  • Hunger to Possess networks of affiliation and connection

  • Attracted to large gatherings such as country fayre and Kumbha mela, political fundraisers and rallies, giant electronic networks

  • Also Rahu's transit through bhava-11 increases the passions regarding goal-achievement, particularly energizing the native 's desire to realize goals of long standing.

    • bhava-11 = material-social accomplishments.

    • Gochara Rahu = positive outcome in 11 so long as the native has attained the minimal maturity to understand the role of Time in creating the material gains which can emerge via upachchaya sthana.

    • The gains are temporary = ruled by Time and once the native leaves the Time-Space world (after flesh-death) these attainments will disappear.


    Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-11.

    From bhava-11, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

    • bhava-1 (social identity, physical appearance) Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on social personality and physical appearance. Under Rahu's influence, one adds exotic qualities to the "curriculum vitae".

    • bhava-3 (mental habits, sibling group, commerce, writings) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on written communications, publications and announcements, and one's relationship to the sibling group and the daily work group. Often increases the exotic content of the short-term travel, such as holidays in far-off lands.

    • bhava-5 (politics, theatre, children, games, creative genius) - Rahu likes to challenge or break conventional limits on performance art, celebrity, and political empowerment. the native will take creative risks which often benefit the creative reputation, but children who are too young to benefit from risks may be harmed.

    • Amplifies one's ability and desire to network and associate in exotic, dangerous, or unusual marketplaces and gatherings that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with economies, networks, and extension of linkage affording opportunities for group participation

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • economies, marketplace, earnings

  • regulated systems, often very large

  • social participation movements, economic opportunity, political rallies, assemblies

  • networks of voluntary association

  • commercial business of the father (3rd from 9th)

  • loss of contact (12th) with ancestor guides and spirits

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • elder sibling

  • father's siblings

  • friends and community networks

  • the mother's friends

  • those who help one to earn and to have gainfulness


Quest for Immortality and Exalted Privilege via Networks of Association = "Webs"

The impatient and often illicit desire for attainment of a level of privilege that is dramatically higher than one's station at birth is felt and imagined by Lord Rahu to be satisfied by an exalted, empowering, marketplace opportunity.

The marketplace can distribute goods, services, or ideas such as conceptual information or social information.

The greater propensity of Rahu-7 = the excitement of forming exotic network linkage, and the even greater propensity is toward the taboo-breaking excitement of privilege-granting economic relationships.

Dramatically amplified effects may be observed if natal Rahu in bhava-11, so that gochara Rahu contact natal Rahu creates a once-every-eighteen-years "Rahu Return".

Because natal Rahu-11 is generally a sign of considerable lifetime ambition in the economic sphere, the native is likely an economic or ecological operators of some sort. The "peak" of Rahu's 18 yr cycle represents a peak in both measurable connectedness and marketplace gain.

Amplified effects

  • if gochara Rahu transits bhava-11 during a simultaneous bhukti of Rahu.

  • The strongest outcome = gochara Rahu transits vriddhi bhava during the swabhukti of Rahu-Rahu period *or* a combination of major period of the yuvati-pati lord of 11th bhava along with a minor period of Rahu.

Exceptions:

  • A simultaneous drishti from natal Shani or drishti from gochara Shani or the presence of Shani in bhava-11 can tamp the excitement .

Shani typically imposes a lawful, conventional environment.

If Shani is affecting the vriddhi-bhava, while Rahu attempts to generate an exciting social linkage in bhava-11 for Rahu's own instrumentally ambitious purposes, the outcome is reduced.

Rahula will be forced to uses most of His propulsive energy in searching for loopholes and crevices within Shani's rule structure, and He will lack much remaining self-elevation momentum.

Rahu can only slightly upset a bhava that is controlled by Shani's regime. However, absent the control of a strong Shani, the chalakaraka can produce a huge surge of upward energy that appears to be gaining immortality via some cleverly arranged, instrumental alliance.

transit via radical Vyaya bhava 12

  • dreams, fantasies, worlds of the imagination

  • spiritual guides, ancestors, prayer, meditation, divination

  • enclosures, sanctuary, behind-closed-doors

  • back-room dealings

  • distant lands long sojourn in a foreign land

  • bedroom, hospital, hotel, monastery, prison, camp, behind walls

transit via 12th-from Chandra lagna

Temporary escalation of one's "Desire for Exotic Fantasy"

Rahu like to challenge or break the established border between the material world and the astral realm.

Rahu transit through bhava-12 gives heightened power to recognize and act on intuitive perceptions. The bridge between the astral and material planes becomes very active, and the private bedroom behavior acquires an exotic or unusual quality.

If receptive graha such as Chandra or Budha occupy bhava-12, dreams are prescient and vivid; divinations can be powerfully directive; and one may suddenly meet a connection from a past life, toward whom one feels strong passions.

  • Desire to penetrate the step-wise methods of conventional boundaries which protect Astral beings, Sanctuary, Loss of Identity, and Moksha

  • Hunger to clairvoyantly possess dreams, images, and astral information

  • Magnetically attracted to foreign lands, private enclosures, meditation centers, monasteries, hospitals, and ashrams


Results depend very much on the number, character, and potency of the graha in bhava-12.

From bhava-12, for the duration of 18 months, gochara Rahu casts risk-taking, boundary-disrupting drishti upon:

  • bhava-4 (parents, home, school, owned properties) - Rahu likes to challenge or break the regular, conventional patterns of home and homeland, and disrupt the step-wise methods of conventional schooling.

  • bhava-6 (medicine/servants/mother's relatives) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on managing conflict, controvert established medical practice, disrupt workplace routines. Empowerment to choose divorce, disrupts the forced acceptance of dissatisfaction and conflict.

  • bhava-8 (secrets/emergencies/inheritance) - Rahu likes to challenge or break limits on confidential knowledge (outbreak of scandal)

  • Amplifies one's ability and desire to intuit and clair-sentiently connect with exotic, dangerous, or unusual dreams and meditations, in sanctuary spaces that challenge existing cultural categories.

Intense temporary fascination with distant lands, dream worlds, spiritual guidance, ancestors, sleep, privacy.

Attempts and will generally succeed in temporary attainment of a higher level of recognition yielding empowerments in matters of :

  • enclosures, sanctuary, behind-closed-doors, the private bedroom

  • hospitals, convalescent care, healing sanctuary

  • spiritual guides, ancestors, prayer, meditation, divination

  • dreams, fantasies, worlds of the imagination

  • research, cloister, sequestered activities

  • wealth and knowledge of one's friends

  • assets of the community

  • earnings from saved wealth (11th from 2nd)

  • wisdom of the mother

Double potency of characteristic effects during bhukti of Rahu or bhukti of Rahu's lord or the sensitive, parental bhukti of Chandra

read emotional relationships from the Chandra lagna. Strongest Rahu effects relate to the core emotional agents of the bhava.

  • father's mother and caretakers

  • secrets kept by one's children (esp the eldest child)

  • father's school-teachers, father's property and vehicles


Quest for Immortality and Exalted Privilege via Imaginative Endeavors, Clairsentience, and Distant Worlds

The impatient and often illicit desire for attainment of a level of privilege that is dramatically higher than one's station at birth is felt and imagined by Lord Rahu to be satisfied by an exalted, empowering, engagement with distant worlds.

Rahu-12 ambition-infused locales may be physically distant countries and regions; the psycho-emotional terrain of the astral plane; the world of dreams and psychological imagery; or meditation retreats such as distant sanctuaries and hidden temples of the spirit.

The greater propensity of Rahu-12 is to seek the prestige of retreat into exotic imaginative states of consciousness such as out-of-body meditation. The even greater predilection of taboo-breaking Rahu leans toward the excitement of "bedroom" relationships and other clandestine events. 12th = 6th from 7th = animosity toward the trust of marriage. These are not mutually exclusive possibilities: the sexual intrigue of meditation centers is well known.

Dramatically amplified effects may be observed if natal Rahu in bhava-12, so that gochara Rahu contact natal Rahu creates a once-every-eighteen-years "Rahu Return".

Because natal Rahu-12 is generally a sign of considerable lifetime ambition in the bedroom and "under the table" of the boardroom as well

Rahu = likely a clandestine operator of some sort. Might also be a kingpin in the "meditation business" e.g., Maharishi "TM" Mahesh Yogi.

The "peak" of Rahu's 18 yr cycle represents "top-of-cycle" in matters of dreamwork, clairsentient channeling of the voice of the ancestors, and sanctuary experience "behind the walls".

Amplified effects

  • if gochara Rahu transits bhava-12 during a simultaneous bhukti of Rahu.

  • The strongest outcome = gochara Rahu transits vyaya bhava during the swabhukti of Rahu-Rahu period *or* a combination of major period of the yuvati-pati lord of 12th bhava along with a minor period of Rahu.

Exceptions:

  • A simultaneous drishti from natal Shani or drishti from gochara Shani or the presence of Shani in bhava-12 can tamp the excitement .

Shani typically imposes a lawful, conventional environment.

If Shani is affecting the vyaya-bhava, while Rahu attempts to generate an exciting social linkage in bhava-12 for Rahu's own instrumentally ambitious purposes, the outcome is reduced.

Rahula will be forced to uses most of His propulsive energy in searching for loopholes and crevices within Shani's rule structure, and He will lack much remaining self-elevation momentum.

Rahu can only slightly upset a bhava that is controlled by Shani's regime. However, absent the control of a strong Shani, the chalakaraka can produce a huge surge of upward energy that appears to be gaining immortality via some cleverly arranged, instrumental alliance.

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